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The Resource Oscar and Lucinda, Peter Carey

Oscar and Lucinda, Peter Carey

Label
Oscar and Lucinda
Title
Oscar and Lucinda
Statement of responsibility
Peter Carey
Title variation
Oscar and Lucinda
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The romance between Oscar Hopkins, an awkward theologian who supports himself at Oxford by betting on horses, and Lucinda, a teenage heiress equally fond of gambling, scandalizes Victorian English society
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Adelaide Festival Award for Fiction (South Australia), 1990.
  • Booker Prize, 1988.
  • Colin Roderick Award (Australia), 1988.
  • Miles Franklin Award, 1989.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
018886
Cataloging source
HCO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carey, Peter
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1020
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Eccentrics and eccentricities
  • Former priests
  • Gambling
  • Guilt in men
  • Religion
  • Heirs and heiresses
  • Good luck
  • Men/women relations
  • Lost love
  • Australia
  • England
Target audience
adult
Label
Oscar and Lucinda, Peter Carey
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
abn97272824
Extent
665p.
Isbn
9780702229787
Label
Oscar and Lucinda, Peter Carey
Publication
Control code
abn97272824
Extent
665p.
Isbn
9780702229787

Library Locations

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